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Fire Safety: Kiss, The Station Redux

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We all must remind ourselves and those we care about to stay out of venues where fire survival is unlikely.

American Jihad

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There can be but one position and dissent is neither welcome nor tolerated. It is extremely harsh fundamentalist doctrine.

Murders in Webster: The Deafening Silence

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  Fire Service Leaders with Nothing to Say On Christmas Eve, four Webster, New York, firefighters were shot and two killed when a paroled felon with a prior murder conviction set them up.  It’s more accurate to say they were executed with premeditated precision.  Arson was used as the pretext for drawing them into the […]

Kathmandu FD

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Traffic in the city is horrible and is compounded by the fact that many side streets are unpaved mud paths.

The Deutsche Bank Fire and J’accuse? Not So Fast.

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Yesterday’s blog post at IAFF online by Rich Duffy trumpets a “must read” article in a “prestigious, professional online magazine” by author John Steadman concerning the fatal fire at the former Deutsche Bank building which was under demolition at the time of the incident. First, employing “J’accuse”, a reference to the 19th century Dreyfuss affair in […]

Would Your Family Survive a “Stamford” Fire?

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No doubt many of you read about the tragic incident in Stamford, Connecticut, early on Christmas morning, when three young children and their grandparents were killed attempting to escape from their fiery home. An all too familiar fact: they did not die in bed–they were on the move and killed as they attempted to escape. […]

Willy-Nilly? Two FDNY Members Burned.

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Willy-Nilly: in a haphazard or spontaneous manner. A Monday morning fire at 1100 Prospect Place in Crown Heights,  Brooklyn, resulted in serious injuries to members of Rescue Company-2 as they apparently conducted a search on the top floor of the dwelling. According to the New York Times, a family with four children lives in the brownstone […]

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